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Masala Indian Cuisine


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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


Indian, Asian, Balti
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was poor and the waiter acted throughout as if he was doing us a favour. The curries were bland and the rice, vegetable side dishes, pappadoms and naan all looked and tasted like left-overs from lunch time. It was good to get out...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Rob672
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Saturday with my Husband during our holiday. Very friendly and helpful staff. I requested a main dish that wasn’t on the menu and the chef agreed to cook it for me and got it spot on; cooked to perfection! The rest of the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't book a table in advance and it sounded like they were going to busy with many bookings but they let me sit down and have a meal. I ordered a pint of Cobra, a vegetable masala, fried jeera rice, and a garlic naan....More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank Anthony578329
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here in July with my husband and two sons. Although very busy they made us feel welcome and squeezed us in. The food was lovely, very tasty. I would highly recommend. The staff were friendly and efficient and the meal was lovely.

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank Sammk11
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

Rung at 5:29 literally seconds away from opening time to have someone shout “RING BACK IN 5 MINUTES” and he hung up the phone immediately. Rude. But everyone can make mistakes or have a bad day/ moment. Rang back and was greeted better but still...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Max28115
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Sorry, not a great experience. Staff very welcoming but almost argued with me over menu choice. My wife had chicken korma and I had chicken tikka masala. The sauce consistency and taste was the same for both, just hers was light brown and mine was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Minnie M
Reviewed July 8, 2019

It was the only place open in Swanage late in the evening and the food arrived promptly, was tasty, good a portion and good value for money. One of the waiters was very pleasant but the other was quite miseable. His welcome was to telling...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ian3193
Reviewed July 3, 2019

A small restaurant with good service,& home cooked food at a reasonable price. The Naan breads are lovely . It is not an eat as much as you can as portions are sensible and suitable . Service was friendly and excellent

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank DorsetArk
Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Down in Swanage for a couple of days we fancied an Indian but our experience here was awful. Food average, service non-existence! They could not be bothered to put ice and lemon in my gin and tonic, when I asked he nodded and promptly ignored...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Michael H
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Returned to our favourite Indian restaurant,when in Swanage. Surroundings dated but I love that!! Things may be old but it’s spotless. Hygiene rating 5. Food great and tasty as always. Will return again and again and again!!!

Date of visit: June 2019
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